Smithsonian Science Education Center Brings The Power of Science to NC Schools

October 13, 2021

Workers in a warehouse prepare Smithsonian Science Education Center materials for delivery to teachers in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Polk school districts.The Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) and the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology (SMT) Education Center are partners with Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Polk school districts in North Carolina, elevating science and inquiry instruction. Now in its third year of a five-year grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the partnership provides not only hands-on curriculum materials for 3rd through 5th grade students to explore but professional development and support to teachers.

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